Labor cost by country: the latest data

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The index reflects the level of the total compensation of employees in the economy. The changes in the next to last column show the percent change in the index from three months ago (or the previous quarter if the data are quarterly) and the last column shows the percent change from the same month (or quarter) last year.

Definition: The index reflects the level of the total compensation of employees in the economy. Labor costs are defined as core expenditure borne by employers for the purpose of employing staff. They include employee compensation, with wages and salaries in cash and in kind, employers' social security contributions and employment taxes regarded as labor costs minus any subsidies received.

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value
Change
3 months
Change
12 months
Q1 / 2020
134.10
0.52%
2.13%
Q1 / 2020
117.00
5.41%
9.04%
Q1 / 2020
243.22
17.28%
28.90%
Jun / 2020
190.61
2.91%
15.59%
Q1 / 2020
106.10
0.47%
1.82%
Q1 / 2020
434.70
-0.34%
4.94%
Q1 / 2020
141.20
2.69%
8.95%
Q1 / 2020
125.33
-1.59%
2.27%
May / 2020
118.40
-0.29%
2.65%
Q4 / 2019
204.02
4.29%
3.20%
Q1 / 2020
112.90
-2.34%
-1.05%
Q1 / 2020
113.80
0.98%
4.50%
Q1 / 2020
128.80
1.82%
6.62%
Q1 / 2020
107.60
0.47%
2.48%
Q1 / 2020
123.50
-0.88%
3.87%
Q1 / 2020
108.90
0.83%
2.83%
Q1 / 2020
102.30
-0.10%
0.89%
Q1 / 2020
106.70
0.85%
0.57%
Q1 / 2020
110.20
1.47%
2.99%
Q1 / 2020
111.20
-0.54%
2.96%
Q1 / 2020
175.70
7.79%
3.17%
Q1 / 2020
137.00
2.70%
8.73%
Mar / 2020
120.20
-1.56%
15.47%
Q1 / 2020
110.50
-0.27%
2.70%
Q1 / 2020
108.40
2.36%
4.33%
Jun / 2020
91.40
-3.48%
-4.19%
Q1 / 2020
130.90
0.31%
5.65%
Q1 / 2020
132.30
1.46%
12.69%
Q1 / 2020
107.70
0.47%
0.19%
Q1 / 2020
102.10
0.00%
0.29%
May / 2020
144.90
5.57%
-1.00%
Q4 / 2019
169.60
6.67%
5.28%
Q1 / 2020
110.10
2.71%
5.06%
Q2 / 2020
1218.00
0.58%
2.78%
Q1 / 2020
123.20
0.08%
2.75%
Q1 / 2020
127.60
3.40%
8.50%
Q1 / 2020
107.80
0.94%
3.85%
Q1 / 2020
152.30
3.11%
9.18%
Q2 / 2020
90.26
-29.19%
-9.63%
Sep / 2019
107.60
-6.84%
6.11%
Q1 / 2020
129.40
4.27%
8.19%
Q1 / 2020
118.60
1.54%
4.13%
Q4 / 2019
178.70
2.47%
4.81%
Q4 / 2019
121.76
-2.48%
4.41%
Q1 / 2020
107.10
0.94%
3.18%
Q1 / 2020
109.30
0.83%
2.82%
May / 2020
107.55
-0.33%
0.68%
Mar / 2019
122.72
-6.22%
11.12%
Q1 / 2020
127.87
10.95%
4.41%
Q1 / 2020
221.43
11.86%
17.10%
Q1 / 2020
136.47
-0.43%
1.86%
Q1 / 2020
113.50
2.07%
5.68%
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